Commentary

The best and worst states for military retirees – and where Pa. stacks up...

What to expect when you're expecting to retire from the military

This Michigan congressman is the rare Republican putting country over party | Dick Polman

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash won't genuflect before Donald Trump - and he couldn't care less.

A Memorial Day interview with one of America’s heroes | Opinion

The former Air Force general shared his thoughts with political science students at LaGrange College, in LaGrange, Ga.

Water stays in the pipes longer in shrinking cities. That’s a challenge for public...

rban shrinkage can be bad for drinking water in two ways: through aging infrastructure and reduced water demand.

It’s time to free our local governments from corporate rule. Here’s how that happens...

It's time for the General Assembly to stop preempting local policies that would improve the lives of everyday Pennsylvanians.

What is Memorial Day? Why do we celebrate it? The holiday’s forgotten history, explained...

The annual commemoration was born in the former Confederate States in 1866 and adopted by the United States in 1868. It is a holiday in which the nation honors its military dead.

It’s time to mandate asthma screenings for school children | Opinion

Pennsylvania has the second highest percentage of children suffering from asthma in the country, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Why a lack of humility might be what’s really ailing our politics | Opinion

While there has probably never been an excess of intellectual humility in Washington, D.C., it’s rarely been as nakedly apparent as it is today.